Wedding Cake Cutting Guide

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Oval Tiers Wedding Cake Cutting Diagram To cut oval tiers, move in two inches from the outer edge and cut across. Then slice 1-in. pieces of cake. Now move in another 2-in. and slice again until the entire tier is cut.
Round Tiers Wedding Cake Cutting Diagram To cut round tiers, move in two inches from the tier's outer edge; cut a circle and then slice 1-in. pieces within the circle. Now move in another 2-in., cut another circle, slice 1-in. pieces and so on until the tier is completely cut. The center core of each tier and the smaller top tier can be cut into halves, 4ths, 6ths and 8ths depending on size.
Petal Shaped Tiers Wedding Cake Cutting Diagram To cut petal-shaped tiers, follow similar pattern as the round tiers diagram shows.
Hexagon Tiers Wedding Cake Cutting Diagram To cut hexagon tiers, follow similar pattern as with round tiers.
Heart Shaped Tiers Wedding Cake Cutting Diagram To cut heart-shaped tiers, divide the tiers vertically into halves, quarters, sixths or eighths. Within rows, slice one inch pieces of cake.
Square Tiers Wedding Cake Cutting Diagram To cut square tiers, move in 2-in. from the outer edge and cut across. Then slice 1-in. pieces of cake. Now move in another 2-in. and slice again until the entire tier is cut.

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